I have mixed thoughts on "People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will". On the one hand, it's true. Running a server sucks and is wayyy too much effort for a user
on the other hand, maybe there could be some way that running a server could become easy
like, if ISPs gave every household connection a static IP and there was some way in typical router firmwares to serve stuff from your home router, that would allow lots of folks to have a server

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although the problem there is that maintaining a home server and the security side of things are still a pain in the ass even if the barrier to entry is low
there's a reason why running servers is an entire career for a lot of people
because it's a pain and needs a lot of knowledge

@nihilazo it would be nice if you could just have a website on your router with no skill beyond 90s equivalent html

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